Bolsonaro Ignores Biden's Victory for The 6th Day and Asks if USA Elections Are Over

In a meeting with a supporter in front of the Palácio do Alvorada, president ironic American electoral process


It is now six days that President Jair Bolsonaro has ignored Democratic Joe Biden's victory in the American elections. This Thursday (12), he ironically questioned whether the dispute was over.

Bolsonaro so far has not congratulated the elected president, unlike other world leaders, including Donald Trump's allies. Early this Thursday evening, when he arrived at the Alvorada Palace, he stopped to talk to supporters. A woman asked to take a picture with the president and added that the portrait would be sent to Miami, United States.

FILE PHOTO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech after holding a meeting with US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, on October 20, 2020. - The United States and Brazil signed three agreements Monday they said would expand and deepen their existing trade deal, the latest bonding moment under Presidents Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro. The new protocol adds chapters on facilitating trade, regulatory practices and anti-corruption measures. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP) ORG XMIT: ESA801 - AFP

In the state of Florida, Bolsonaro's favorite, current President Trump, won. However, due to projections of American media outlets, Biden has already obtained the necessary votes in the Electoral College, an indirect system that chooses the President in the USA, to assume the White House on January 20.

"Are you following the elections there? What is your opinion?" asked Bolsonaro. "A sadness," replies the supporter. The president then, ironically, adds: "But are the elections over there already?"

Translated by Kiratiana Freelon

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